History Film / TheOutlawJoseyWales

27th Apr '16 5:09:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* BadAss: Well, the lead is played by Creator/ClintEastwood.
12th Apr '16 7:51:51 PM Mdumas43073
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-->-- '''Fletcher''', ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''

Set during the aftermath of UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, '''''The Outlaw Josey Wales''''' follows a man whose whole family was killed, leading him to join a group of Confederate guerrillas to track down the killers. After eventually being sold out, however, he is on the run from bounty hunters and Yankee soldiers (including the group who killed his family). Along the way, while racking up a prodigious body count, Wales meets a group of people whom he [[IneffectualLoner reluctantly]] allows to join him. HilarityEnsues. And by "hilarity," we mean "murder." This is a Creator/ClintEastwood movie, after all.

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-->-- '''Fletcher''', ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''

'''Fletcher'''

A 1976 [[TheWestern Western]] film directed by (and starring) Creator/ClintEastwood.

Set during the aftermath of UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, '''''The Outlaw Josey Wales''''' the film follows its title character, a man whose whole family was killed, leading him to join a group of Confederate guerrillas to track down the killers. After eventually being sold out, however, he is on the run from bounty hunters and Yankee soldiers (including the group who killed his family). Along the way, while racking up a prodigious body count, Wales meets a group of people whom he [[IneffectualLoner reluctantly]] allows to join him. HilarityEnsues. And by "hilarity," we mean "murder." This is a Creator/ClintEastwood movie, after all.
11th Mar '16 7:17:31 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: The character of Lone Watie (implied to be a relative of Civil War general Stand Watie). He claims that the Cherokee declared war on the Union because of their sufferings on the Trail of Tears. The Cherokee Nation was actually split among Union/Confederate lines due to preexisting factional warfare; the Confederate-allied Watie faction was in favor of removal to Oklahoma, and many of them had voluntarily relocated there years before the forced removal of the rest.
15th May '15 2:18:59 AM Antwan
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-=>=- '''Fletcher''', ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''

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-=>=- -->-- '''Fletcher''', ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''
15th May '15 2:18:43 AM Antwan
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->"Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining."
->-Fletcher, ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''

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->"Don't ->''"Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining."
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-=>=- '''Fletcher''',
''The Outlaw Josey Wales''






* HeyItsThatGuy: One of Wales's many victims is [[{{Seinfeld}} Uncle Leo]], here playing a bounty hunter.
** And Fletcher is obviously trying to put Josey Wales on [[AnimalHouse double-secret probation.]]



* RealLifeRelative: Clint's son Kyle Eastwood played Josey's son.



* TooDumbToLive: The two bounty hunters in the forest, particularly the first one, who ignores his friend's sensible advice that Josey probably has another gun on him. [[spoiler:He does]]
* WagTheDirector: In a weird way, the TropeMaker. Early in filming, Clint Eastwood decided that he could do a better job than the original director, Philip Kaufman, was doing. He therefore arranged for Kaufman to be fired and took over the directorial duties himself. This disgusted the Director's Guild of America enough that they [[RuleBreakerRuleNamer created a new rule]] stating that whenever a film's director is fired, their replacement has to be someone with no previous connections to the film. This is why, nowadays, actors are forced to WagTheDirector rather than just outright firing them and directing themselves. More commonly they just hire someone willing to take orders.

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* TooDumbToLive: The two bounty hunters in the forest, particularly the first one, who ignores his friend's sensible advice that Josey probably has another gun on him. [[spoiler:He does]]
* WagTheDirector: In a weird way, the TropeMaker. Early in filming, Clint Eastwood decided that he could do a better job than the original director, Philip Kaufman, was doing. He therefore arranged for Kaufman to be fired and took over the directorial duties himself. This disgusted the Director's Guild of America enough that they [[RuleBreakerRuleNamer created a new rule]] stating that whenever a film's director is fired, their replacement has to be someone with no previous connections to the film. This is why, nowadays, actors are forced to WagTheDirector rather than just outright firing them and directing themselves. More commonly they just hire someone willing to take orders.
does.]]
10th May '15 10:11:32 AM CynicalBastardo
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* WalkingArmory: Josey never carries less than four pistols at any one time, two of which are {{Hand Cannon}}s of their day.
8th Mar '15 2:54:12 PM nombretomado
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* AmericanCivilWar: Specifically the carnage in Missouri, where the guerrilla fighting [[WarIsHell was so vicious]] by both sides that it was practically a civil war within the Civil War itself.

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* AmericanCivilWar: UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar: Specifically the carnage in Missouri, where the guerrilla fighting [[WarIsHell was so vicious]] by both sides that it was practically a civil war within the Civil War itself.



** Then Josey, who has arrived late to the party, gets his hands on it. AmericanCivilWar MoreDakka ensues.

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** Then Josey, who has arrived late to the party, gets his hands on it. AmericanCivilWar UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar MoreDakka ensues.
8th Mar '15 2:53:59 PM nombretomado
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Set during the aftermath of the AmericanCivilWar, '''''The Outlaw Josey Wales''''' follows a man whose whole family was killed, leading him to join a group of Confederate guerrillas to track down the killers. After eventually being sold out, however, he is on the run from bounty hunters and Yankee soldiers (including the group who killed his family). Along the way, while racking up a prodigious body count, Wales meets a group of people whom he [[IneffectualLoner reluctantly]] allows to join him. HilarityEnsues. And by "hilarity," we mean "murder." This is a Creator/ClintEastwood movie, after all.

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Set during the aftermath of the AmericanCivilWar, UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar, '''''The Outlaw Josey Wales''''' follows a man whose whole family was killed, leading him to join a group of Confederate guerrillas to track down the killers. After eventually being sold out, however, he is on the run from bounty hunters and Yankee soldiers (including the group who killed his family). Along the way, while racking up a prodigious body count, Wales meets a group of people whom he [[IneffectualLoner reluctantly]] allows to join him. HilarityEnsues. And by "hilarity," we mean "murder." This is a Creator/ClintEastwood movie, after all.
5th Feb '15 8:37:05 AM Tdarcos
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->Fletcher, ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''

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->Fletcher, ->-Fletcher, ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''
5th Feb '15 8:31:24 AM Tdarcos
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->"Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining."
->Fletcher, ''The Outlaw Josey Wales''
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